Actress/Producer Shannon Malone holds a MFA in acting from the American Conservatory Theater. She is an award-winning veteran actor who has starred in numerous regional theater productions, and independent films. Her credits range from Off-Broadway to opera to hand modeling. Shannon co-owned a theater company in New York City where she produced and acted in shows before relocating to Los Angeles to both produce and act in film. She is a member of the ScreamHQ production company as well as co-owner of her own production company TapirCo Productions LLC.
Originally from Atlanta, Georgia her early education was at the Galloway School with additional summer training programs at the North Carolina School of the Arts, and The Gaiety School of Acting (National Theatre School of Ireland) founded by Joe Dowling. While in Atlanta she was a member of the Capital City Opera Company. Shannon went on to graduate cum laude from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro with a BFA in theatre. Repertory work in summer stock and regional theaters include work at the Jekyll Island Theater, UNCG Summer Rep, 7 Stages, Theater in the Square, and Theatrical Outfit.
After receiving her MFA from the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco, she performed on A.C.T.'s mainstage for a year before moving to New York City where she performed in Off-Broadway productions. Shannon lived in Los Angeles for many years and now resides in North Carolina with her husband, actor/writer/director Jim Roof, where they are forming The Southern Roots Theatre Company. She continues to produce and act on stage and in movies around the country.
Theater Credits Include: The Glass Menagerie, Blue Sky, A Streetcar Named Desire, Faithful, A Christmas Carol, Machinal, The Royal Family, A midsummer Night's Dream, The Lynching of Leo Frank, Romeo and Juliet, Antigone, In-Berlin, The Moviegoer, Taming of the Shrew, Cloud Cockoo Land, Company, The Kentucky Cycle, Top Girl, Arsenic and Old Lace, The White-Haired Girl, Cotton Patch Gospel, Charlotte's Web, The Praying Mantis, Sweet Charity, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, The Bald Soprano, Carousel, The Pajama Game, Brigadoon, The Pirates of Penzance, Dames at Sea, Suor Angelica, La Boheme, and I Never Saw Another Butterfly.
Film and Television Credits Include: The House with 100 Eyes, Zombie Strippers!, Alyce Kills, Snow is Bullshit, Empty Rooms, Murderabilia, Zommunists: The Dead Menace, There I Are, Deathchair: The Chair that Eats, The Nice Guy, Primal Rage, Wonderland, The Beat, and Star Chicks.